Tag Archives: Democracy

Democracy or “swats?”

You are well aware of the massacre on Valentine’s Day of 2018. Fourteen students and three teachers were killed at school by a 19-year-old former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Student activists organized a silent … Continue reading

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Facebook – Hard Questions: Social Media and Democracy

Facebook Blog Series: “For the next topic of our Hard Questions series, we decided to confront an issue that has been top of mind for many of us here, including myself: What effect does social media have on democracy? As … Continue reading

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Show # 262 — Prof. Al Roberts, author of Four Crises of American Democracy — posted

As I catch-up on posting shows that should have been posted several months ago, but are (perhaps sadly) still quite timely, I’m pleased to post Show # 262, May 31, 2017, my interview with Prof. Al Roberts, Director of the School … Continue reading

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A Summons to Save Democracy | RealClearPolitics

Several misguided beliefs, maintains Riemen, obscure the decay of democracy. Enthrallment with science and technology induces neglect of literature and the arts, history, philosophy, and theology — the true sources of knowledge about morals and politics. The political left fosters … Continue reading

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[Eugene Volokh] The United States Is Both a Republic and a Democracy

[A couple of items I read in the last several days — including one I'll blog about later this week — lead me to write again about this question, adapting some items I wrote up when we were at the … Continue reading

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